Threatening Kobold

Escaping the prose…
I hid in the verse

My mind to compose,
instead of converse

Defying description,
I sang through the notes

And placed my inscriptions
in lyrical rote

I chose to hear music
over reasons again

To dine with the mystics,
where forever begins

And when forcing my pen
back to stories untold

The Muse starts to darken
—threatening Kobolds

(Villanova Pennsylvania: December, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on June 21, 2019

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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